Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

Computational Biology Principal Scientist (m/f/d)







Research & Development




Global Computational Biology and Digital Sciences (GCBDS) is a global organization across multiple sites at Boehringer Ingelheim: Vienna Austria, Biberach Germany and Ridgefield USA. With immediate effect, we are currently hiring a Computational Biology Principal Scientist in Vienna, Austria.

The computational biologist drives in-silico approaches for target discovery and validation primarily in the area of cancer research. Leveraging large public and proprietary multi-omics data sets in combination with functional read-outs (e.g., advanced CRISPR screens) enable the mining for novel therapeutic concepts. Access to some of the currently largest available patient cohorts augments the available data landscape. Team science is one of our core principles, so the successful applicant will work closely together with colleagues from both dry- and wet-labs.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Actively guide experiment design and data production/acquisition efforts
  • Analyzing and combining large-scale human data sets using state-of-the-art methods, ultimately leading to new therapeutic concepts
  • Presentation of results to internal and external stakeholders as well as working with top-tier academic institutes and CROs
  • Publishing and presenting novel scientific results at international conferences and workshops is encouraged


  • Ph.D. degree with post-doctoral experience in a relevant field
  • Excellent publication record
  • Proficiency in current state-of-the-art data science methods in the cancer domain
  • Profound knowledge of cancer biology
  • Proficiency with Linux environment, HPCs, cloud computing, and scripting languages

Your Benefits

  • Position specific training opportunities for your personal and professional growth
  • Comprehensive health promotion, sustaining your health in the best possible way
  • Additional off-days (bridge-days) for more leisure time
  • Company pension scheme, because your future matters
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of lunch options for your daily well-being

We offer an attractive salary package in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 60,000 gross per year/full-time).


  • Breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions for both humans and animals

  • As a family owned company, we take the long view and stand for stability and sustainability

  • Talented and ambitious teams, living innovation and growing together

  • 50,000 employees globally, 2,600 in Vienna

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

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